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Location: Columbus , Ohio
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 12132021
The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) in conjunction with The Ohio State University Department of Pediatrics in Columbus, Ohio seeks a general pediatric cardiologist to join its growing and dynamic program.
Candidates should be board-certified or eligible in pediatric cardiology. Clinical responsibilities will include general outpatient cardiology, participation on the in-patient cardiology consultation service, and general cardiology night call. Other clinical interests may be explored.
The successful applicant will join our Heart Center team which currently includes 50 attending physicians and 33 advanced practice providers. The Heart Center is a dedicated hospital service-line that carries the mission of providing state-of-the-art, cost-effective care to our patients with congenital and acquired heart disease regardless of age. The Heart Center has over 20,000 outpatient encounters per year, including specialty and multispecialty clinics, and performs over 450 cardiothoracic surgical procedures and 700 cardiac catheterizations yearly. Comprehensive services include a single ventricle program, thoracic organ transplantation, blood conservation strategies, a leading adult congenital cardiology service, and a robust mechanical cardiac and pulmonary support program. Outpatient services are provided on the main campus, Close-to-Home locations, and regionally at 10 sites throughout the state.
The applicant will be expected to teach and mentor fellows and trainees. The program includes advanced (4th year) fellowships in Advanced Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging, Interventional Cardiology, Acute Care Cardiology and Heart Failure/ Transplantation in addition to the core categorical pediatric cardiology and combined pediatric-adult cardiology fellowship programs. Academic productivity is an expectation. Our program is closely partnered with the Center for Cardiovascular Research which provides infrastructure to support the clinical research enterprise, with opportunities to collaborate with additional research centers within the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at NCH. Research opportunities include engaging in basic science research, clinical research, translational research, population-based studies, and research-based education or quality improvement initiatives.
The Heart Center embraces a culture of patient safety and quality, transparency, value-based care, public health awareness, excellence in education and engagement in translational/ outcomes research.
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org. Columbus is the state capital and the 14th most populous city in the US (metropolitan population just over 2 million). It is a diverse community with excellent schools, a thriving economy, and a vibrant arts/food scene.
Candidates are encouraged to submit their curriculum vitae by email to Robert.Gajarski@nationwidechildrens.org Robert Gajarski, MD, Cardiology Section Chief or Catherine.Krawczeski@NationwideChildrens.org Catherine Krawczeski, MD, Cardiology Division Chief.